Patient Positioning Accessories Market

Global Market Study on Patient Positioning Accessories: Hospitals & Ambulatory Surgical Centers to Account for Highest Demand

Patient Positioning Accessories Market Segmented By Product such as Couch Tops & Overlays, Thermoplastic Masks & Sheets, Markers Product, Immobilization Systems, Head Rests, Cushions, Spacers & Wedges, Arm & Wrist Supports, Locating & Indexing Bars, Safety Drapes, Boot Pads, Surgical Tables, Chairs, Bite Positioners

  • April-2021
  • PMRREP28363
  • 254 Pages
  • Healthcare

About the Report

Increasing number of surgeries and technological advancements are major factors driving the patient positioning accessories market, which is slated to expand at a CAGR of over 3% from 2021 to 2031. Patient positioning accessories are utilized in diagnostics and surgical procedures for patients’ wellbeing and experts' ease of access to the area of facility.

The market for patient positioning accessories is developing based on current medical services requirements. Improvements in prescription and nursing medical care innovation have led to increased demand for patient positioning accessories across regions.

Patient positioning accessories are needed for the older population for everyday exercises for those recuperating from injuries, medical procedures, or some other ailment. Leading players are focusing on collaborations with other players for geographical footprint expansion for distribution of products worldwide.

Players are also focusing on collaborations with hospitals and radiation centers for the supply of products such as thermoplastic masks, sheets, cushions, and other similar devices, which provides long-term opportunities in the market. Long-term contracts are expected to have fruitful returns. Favourable reimbursement policies and increasing healthcare expenditure are also some factors driving market growth.

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  • Best Medical International Inc
  • Bionix Radiation Therapy
  • CDR Systems
  • Eckert & Ziegler Strahlen- und Medizintechnik AG
  • Elekta AB
  • IZI Medical Products
  • Klarity Medical Products
  • Qfix
  • Civco

Historical Trends Vs. Future Market Outlook

Rapidly increasing geriatric population is expected to drive demand for patient positioning accessories, since people aged above 60 years are at high risk of developing cancer. Furthermore, rising incidence of cancer along with increasing adoption of treatment will provide abundant opportunities for market players through the forecast period.

Due to the fragmented nature of the market, manufacturers are focusing on partnerships with other players. Furthermore, development and advancements in radiation therapy systems are also aiding market expansion. Hence, any advances and growth in the radiotherapy market will directly have a positive impact on the demand for patient positioning accessories.

According to Persistence Market Research’s analysis, the patient positioning accessories market is projected to progress at a CAGR over 3% from 2021 to 2031

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How is increasing installed base of medical imaging devices boosting demand for patient positioning accessories?

Installed base of clinical imaging devices has expanded rapidly over the previous decade. With increasing repayment and other government approaches for cancer therapy, there would be further expansion in the use of patient positioning accessories.

The greater part of the APAC region is providing resources for new clinical imaging instruments as the rate of malignancy cases is rising. Driving factors are the basic need to improve clinical productivity, modernize devices, and improve treatment arrangements.

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What is the impact of increasing number of traumatic brain injuries and aneurysm cases on the market?

As per information from the Brain Aneurysm Foundation, around 500,000 individuals lose their lives every year due to brain aneurysm. Additionally, around 6,000,000 individuals in the U.S., which is one in 50 individuals, experience brain aneurysm per year. According to ongoing free examinations, brain anueyrsm is generally more dominating in the age of 36-60+ years.

An initiative called ‘The International Initiative for Traumatic Brain Injury Research’ (In TBIR) was undertaken by the European Commission (EC), National Institute of Health (NIH) and CIHR in October 2011 to advance clinical traumatic brain injury research and treatment, with a long-term goal of lessening the global burden of TBI by 2020. Such initiatives are expected to increase demand for patient positioning accessories, worldwide.

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How is the COVID-19 pandemic affecting demand for patient positioning accessories?

With COVID-19 cases rising all across the world, concerns with regards to insufficiency of necessary life-saving accessories and other fundamental clinical supplies are increasing. Until a pharmacological treatment is created, ventilators are the imperative treatment required for COVID-19 patients. Also, there is significant requirement for a rapid rate increase in the manufacturing process for a wide scope of test units (self-administered, antibody tests, and others).


Country-wise Insights

How big is the opportunity in the U.S. for patient positioning accessories?

The medical services system in the U.S. is well-known for its high level expenditure and infrastructure. The care system of hospitals and care centers are well-equipped with administrative principles and insurance strategies.

Government and administrative bodies in the U.S. are embracing a few expense control intends to lessen their medical care trouble. The move from a volume to a cost-based system is significantly determined by different measures attempted by suppliers, governments, insurance payers, and biotechnology organizations.

A portion of the actions are result-based benefits, valuing, hazard sharing, serious offering, and value control. A worth-based medical services system won't just give improved results through incorporated care pathways, and this is probably going to affect funds on the R&D of cutting-edge clinical therapy advances. The market in the U.S. is expected to progress at a CAGR of more than 3% during the estimate time frame.

How is rising number of infectious diseases in Germany influencing demand?

Increasing number of infections is pushing patient positioning accessories interest in Germany. The Robert Koch Institute (RKI), a German research institute and government organizations are liable for infectious control and prevention, as per the German Protection against Infection Act. Every year, outcomes are printed in the Epidemiological Yearbook of the Notifiable Infectious Diseases. New information on the situation showed more than 50 irresistible diseases in Germany as of 2016.

The information shows expanded rates of a large number of irresistible diseases including, however not restricted to: disease, measles, meningococcal meningitis, typhus tuberculosis, leprosy, HIV/AIDS malaria, whooping cough, and syphilis. A large portion of the tropical diseases that entered the country from Africa was controlled, and there were no large episodes. Nevertheless, the expanded instances of irresistible infections are set to surge demand for patient positioning accessories in Germany.

What is the impact of increasing geriatric population of China on demand for patient positioning accessories?

China the most populated country on the planet, confronting the fast aging of its populace. As per information from China's National Bureau of Statistics, toward the end of 2018, 11.9 percent of the population (166.6 million individuals) were 65 or more elder. China's elderly emergency is well in progress.

The country has different plans to manage the aging populace, including building and improving well-being and clinical systems for the elderly, empowering family care joined with social consideration, advancing adaptable retirement, and relaxing birth strategy.

The rising geriatric populace is probably going to fuel demand for patient positioning accessories in the country. More the elder population, more is the occurrence of chronic diseases, which increases the need for surgical procedures, thus increasing demand for patient positioning accessories.

How are government initiatives boosting sales of patient positioning accessories in India?

Increasing government programs to provide affordable and quality healthcare are expected to complement growth of India's biopharma as well as patient positioning accessories market. High adoption of surgeries to treat chronic diseases such as diabetes, cancer, lung diseases and others in India also fuels demand for patient positioning accessories.

Moreover, India is also considered as one of the top regions for infectious diseases in the world, increasing the need for patient positioning accessories in the country. Increasing patient pool due to rise in population, emergence of new diseases, and lifestyle changes are also boosting demand for biopharmaceuticals, which is expected to provide high opportunity for manufacturers of patient positioning accessories.

Category-wise Insights

What’s the share of chairs in the market?

The chairs segment is expected to hold the highest share due to rising demand from ambulatory centers, hospitals, and different settings such as diagnostic centers and specialty centers. Chairs are highly demanded for accurate and efficient diagnostic imaging. There is more interest for diagnoses in emerging nations such as India and China, which will drive sales of patient positioning accessories such as chairs over the estimate time frame.

Why do hospitals demand the most patient positioning accessories?               

The hospitals segment is expected to contribute maximum revenue share in market. In terms of revenue, hospitals accounted for more than 30% share in 2020.

Advancements in medical care in different nations such as the U.S. and Japan have brought about improved cost-effectiveness for different treatment and diagnostic administrations. Likewise, technological innovations in treatment for quicker recovery and decreased pain during surgeries and procedures have reinforced the market, driving demand for patient positioning accessories across hospitals.

How are increasing surgeries aiding market growth?

The surgeries segments is estimated to hold more than half of the share of all applications due to rising number of medical procedures due to high occurrence of chronic diseases. Public well-being activities have since a long time centred on issues relating to maternal, child health, and infectious diseases. But there has been an epidemiological change in recent times with rise in non-transmittable diseases; 80% of deaths are occurring from these conditions happening in low-and centre pay nations (LMICs).

With expanding industrialisation and urbanization, wounds from vehicular accidents will progressively establish a significant extent of the worldwide infection load, and with it, the requirement for emergency and trauma surgical services is expected to rise. This increases the need for surgeries, thus increasing the requirement for patient positioning accessories.

Competitive Landscape

Companies are constantly launching new products in the market. Furthermore, they are striving hard to develop and acquire regulatory approvals for new procedures and interventions.

  • For instance, in October 2018, CIVCO Radiotherapy announced FDA Clearance and CE Mark for the Solstice SRS Immobilization System. The system offers unique corrective pitch capability and positioning flexibility.

Given the consolidation in the market, bigger players are focusing on increasing collaborations with other market players.

  • For instance, in December 2018, POLL Medical partnered with CIVCO for the global distribution of CE marked GrayDuck Stents.
  • In Dec 2018, CIVCO Radiotherapy announced a partnership with POLL Medical as the exclusive global provider of GrayDuck Stents™ for custom oral positioning and immobilisation of the tongue. According to the terms of the agreement, CE marked GrayDuck Stents are available through CIVCO's global distribution channels.

Some of the leading companies operating in the market are:

  • Civco
  • Klarity Medical Products
  • Qfix
  • Bionix
  • CDR Systems
  • Elekta AB
  • Best Medical International Inc
  • IZI Medical Products
  • Bionix Radiation Therapy
  • Eckert & Ziegler Strahlen- und Medizintechnik AG

*The list is not exhaustive, and only for representational purposes. Full competitive intelligence with SWOT analysis available in the report.

Scope of Report



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Key Regions Covered

  • North America
  • Latin America
  • Europe
  • East Asia
  • South Asia
  • Oceania
  • Middle East & Africa

Key Countries Covered

  • US
  • Canada
  • Germany
  • U.K.
  • France
  • Italy
  • Spain
  • Russia
  • China
  • Japan
  • South Korea
  • India
  • Thailand
  • Malaysia
  • Indonesia
  • Australia
  • New Zealand
  • GCC Countries
  • Turkey
  • Northern Africa
  • South Africa

Key Segments Covered

  • Product
  • Application
  • End user
  • Region

Key Companies Profiled

  • Civco
  • Klarity Medical Products
  • Qfix
  • Bionix
  • CDR Systems
  • Elekta AB
  • Best Medical International Inc
  • IZI Medical Products
  • Bionix Radiation Therapy
  • Eckert & Ziegler Strahlen- und Medizintechnik AG

Report Coverage

  • Market Forecasts
  • Company Share Analysis
  • Competition Intelligence
  • DROT Analysis
  • Market Dynamics and Challenges
  • Strategic Growth Initiatives

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Market by Category


  • Couch Tops & Overlays
    • Couch Top with Moving Rails
    • Couch Tops without Moving Rails
    • Inserts
    • CT Overlays
    • MR Overlays
  • Thermoplastic Masks & Sheets
    • Head Masks
    • Head and Shoulder Masks
    • Breast and Pelvic Sheets
  • Markers
    • Fiducial Markers
    • Vaginal Markers
    • Rectal Markers
  • Immobilization Systems
  • Head Rests
  • Cushions
  • Spacers & Wedges
  • Arm & Wrist Supports
  • Locating & Indexing Bars
  • Safety Drapes
  • Boot Pads
  • Surgical Tables
  • Chairs
  • Bite Positioners


  • Patient Positioning Accessories for Surgeries
  • Patient Positioning Accessories for Diagnostic & Imaging Purposes
  • Patient Positioning Accessories for Cancer Therapy

By End User

  • Patient Positioning Accessories for Hospitals
  • Patient Positioning Accessories for Radiation/Proton Therapy Centers
  • Patient Positioning Accessories for Cancer Research Institutes
  • Patient Positioning Accessories for Ambulatory Surgical Centers
  • Patient Positioning Accessories for Speciality Clinics

By Region

  • North America
  • Latin America
  • Europe
  • South Asia
  • East Asia
  • Oceania
  • MEA

Key Questions Answered in Report

  • Which is the most lucrative market for patient positioning accessories?

    The U.S. currently leads the global patient positioning accessories market. Sales in the U.S. are estimated to reach 30% of the global market share by the end of the forecast period.

  • Which is the top-selling patient positioning accessory?

    Chairs are highly sought-after across regions. Demand for chairs is expected to remain high in the near future, especially due to the need for surgical procedures.

  • For which application is patient positioning accessories mostly used?

    Surgeries continues to remain the leading cause with high adoption and use of patient positioning accessories. Increasing burden of chronic and lifestyle diseases is likely to accelerate demand for patient positioning accessories.

  • Which are some of the leading companies offering patient positioning accessories?

    Some of the leading companies offering patient positioning accessories are Best Medical International Inc, IZI Medical Products, Bionix Radiation Therapy, Eckert & Ziegler Strahlen- und Medizintechnik AG, and others.

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